Join a group from the Grace Centre for the Arts for a screening and discussion of award-winning 2011 film, Footnote, on June 28th, upstairs at the Tequila Bookworm. No registration is required. Please note that the film is subtitled and contains mature subject matter.
Our Faith & Work Conference is fast approaching and will take place from Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25 at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario.
The keynote speaker will be Rev. David H. Kim, the Executive Director for the Center for Faith and Work at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City.
For the final instalment in our series on justice, Grace Toronto Downtown's Assistant Pastor Lyndon Jost will give a talk titled "Gendering Society: A Historical Perspective." There is no cost to attend, but please patronize the venue. Drinks and food start at 6:30pm, and the talk starts around 7:20.
Come join us for another night of drinks and lawn games at Track & Field bar on College. This is a great event to invite friends from outside the Grace community for a time of fellowship in a casual setting. Admission is free and there is no need to RSVP.
Building renovations are fully underway and we would like to you to tour the site to see our progress for one special day! The building tours at 383 Jarvis St. will be led by staff right after the service on May 7th from 1pm-3pm. Signups are required. Please visit: bit.ly/gracetours to register.
Join us for brunch at St. Paul's Bloor Street on Saturday, May 6. Our speaker will be Discipleship Coordinator Wendy Stringer. All women from Grace Toronto Church Downtown and West as well as friends are invited! There is no cost to attend, but RSVPs are necessary. Please RSVP using the Google doc here: https://goo.gl/forms/oIHRhY52B5Sl8r532.
For the third talk in our series on justice, Nana Abraham and Amanda Bellefeuille will speak on the topic of 'privilege,' as it relates to race and social issues. There is no cost to attend, but please patronize the venue. Drinks and food start at 6:30pm, and the talk starts around 7:20pm.
To kickoff our Grace Centre for Faith and Work (GCFW) year, we will be enjoying food and drinks after work in the city at the Spoke Club on King Street. This is a great opportunity to mingle with other members of the Grace community while basking in the spring weather. This event is open to other non-Grace colleagues and friends as well!
Join us immediately after service for a financial, building, and church plant update. Pizza will be provided at the back of the atrium for all kids. Please note that if your child would like to play in the gymnasium during meeting, adult supervision is required.
Grace Toronto Church joins The Gospel Alliance for a special Good Friday service on Friday, April 14th at St. Paul's Bloor Street. Pastor Dan MacDonald will be preaching. An offering will be taken and proceeds after costs will be donated to Toronto City Mission.
Drop in anytime between 10am-1pm for a time of prayer on Good Friday at Leonard Hall, Wycliffe College (5 Hoskin Ave). This will be a time to renew our intimacy with God as we worship him and pray for our city and church. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the second talk in our winter series, Wendy Stringer will be speaking on what it means for us to do justice. There is no cost to attend, but please patronize the venue. Drinks and food start at 6:30pm, and the talk starts around 7:20pm.
We are hosting another set of free dinners in the west end! This is a great opportunity to meet other members of the church community over a meal. Dinners will be held during the week of March 19. Please sign up as a guest using this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScupfFHQ0pb7SvJ4yYnKnV44Bqs73gi5W3TGD56CoSqM5nWdw/viewform?c=0&w=1
It's time to clean the closet and tidy the drawers. Gather your unwanted, gently used clothing and trade it for something new! Menswear & children's clothing welcome. Bring a friend for coffee and brunch at 10:30AM, swapping begins at 11AM. For the location, and to RSVP, see the Facebook event page or email Jess Ng.
Come join Grace Centre for the Arts (GCA) as we attend a performance of J. S. Bach’s St. John Passion by the Cor Unum Ensemble Baroque orchestra and choir with guest director Adrian Butterfield. The performance will be held at Trinity College Chapel at the University of Toronto. Please email email@example.com to RSVP.
Hope Toronto is hosting another Mercy Week with some special speakers on various relevant topics. All talks will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church in the Winchester Room. Please note that the final talk on March 11 is open to all parents and children from the GTKids ministry.
Get ready for a chili cook-off contest! All are welcome. The lunch will be hosted in the atrium on Sunday, FEBRUARY 26 starting at 12:20pm. The food sign-up sheet will be sent in a community email closer to the date.
Bring your friends and come hang out with us at our first Friday night event of the year! We'll be at Track & Field Bar for drinks and indoor lawn games. Stop by anytime between 7-10pm on Friday, February 24 at 860 College St W.
If you are a young adult (age 18-25) you are invited to the “Four Loves In-City Retreat.” This is an opportunity to enjoy a weekend of fellowship, good fun and food, as we consider together the “four loves” of affection, friendship, eros and charity. February 17-19 @ an AirBnB in Thornhill. $80/person. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our February instalment of West End Talks is happening on Monday, February 13 at the Yellow Griffin Pub (2202 Bloor St W). Seeta Scully will be speaking on the topic of justice from her work as a crown attorney.
Come cheer for your favourite team! There will be plenty of food, so come hungry! Suggested donation $5. For the address, and to RSVP, please email Rachel or reply to the Facebook event.
There will be a townhall meeting on Sunday, January 29 along with a congregational vote to confirm new members of the diaconate. You can access candidate bios at www.gracetoronto.ca/diaconate-vote. For kids, there will be pizza in the gym. Please be prepared to stay a few minutes after the morning service to participate in the vote.
All are welcome to an afternoon of winter fun in Dufferin Grove Park. Skate rental is available, and helmets are required for kids under 6. For more info, see www.dufferinpark.ca/skating.
Come out for food, drinks, and relaxation at Cadillac Lounge on Queen St West on Friday, JANUARY 20 from 6-8pm (ask for ‘Grace’). This is a great opportunity to get to know other members of the Grace West community. Please RSVP to Jess Hynds: jessalyn.hynds [at] gmail.com.
We will have our first service of 2017 with our Downtown site at Rosedale Heights School of the Arts (711 Bloor St. East) on Sunday, Jan 1 at 10:30am. Please note that we will NOT be meeting at St. Helen's. Regular service and location resumes on January 8, 2017.
Our Christmas Eve service will be held at the GT Downtown location (Rosedale Heights School of the Arts, 711 Bloor St E) on Saturday, DECEMBER 24, at 10:30am. There will be no GTKids classes on that date.
Join us for another women's brunch on December 3 for food and fellowship. Jen Michel will be sharing a message and all friends/peers/coworkers are very welcome to attend.
Donations must be marked on or before DECEMBER 31 to be eligible for inclusion in the 2016 tax receipt. Receipts will be distributed on February 2017.
We will be enjoying food and fellowship as a church community THIS Sunday, November 27 right after the service in the atrium.
For the third part of our fall series, Robert Hengeveld will give a talk titled “Meaning in Art and Oranges,” a conversation touching on UHF Televisions, oranges, and the place of art within our contemporary society. Invite your friends!